Plato said “He was a wise man who invented beer.” But he was mistaken. The inventor of beer was not a man, but a women. Or, to be more precise, a group of women.
So now we know that, at least in Macbeth, the witches are scary women. Great. The three scary women feature everywhere in history. Why are we so afraid of them?
Former president of the United States Ronald Reagan (1911 – 2004) allegedly once said, “Someone once said that politics is the second-oldest profession. I’m beginning to think it bears resemblance to the first”, unfavorably comparing politicians to prostitutes. But despite the old adage, prostitution is not “the oldest profession in the world”. It’s gardening.
Sortition by lot was a form of selecting public officials in some ancient Greek city-states. It has been used particularly in the democracy of ancient Athens from which most information … Continue reading Very Short Story about Voting in Ancient Greek and Rome
This body is built with bones which are covered with flesh and blood; within this dwell decay and death, pride and detraction
Time Maps: Gods, Kings and Prophets is now available on Amazon.
Though one should live a hundred years
not seeing the Deathless State,
yet better is life for a single day
What happened when women ruled the world? There are many questions about the Old Culture – a culture even before history was written. Whatever happened to the Great Goddess? When … Continue reading New Release – Time Maps: Matriarchy and the Goddess Culture
Following the successful launch of the online course by the same name, “Introduction to Mahabharata: Lessons on Life and Businesses” is now available in eBook form. We seldom look at … Continue reading Now on Kindle: “Introduction to Mahabharata: Lessons on Life and Businesses”